For first time, poll shows Perry leading Obama

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For the first time this year, a new Rasmussen survey (via Taegan Goddard) finds Rick Perry leading President Obama in a general election match up, 44% to 41%.

He’s the only current Republican running for president with a lead over Obama which could help erase the narrative that Mitt Romney is the “more electable” GOP candidate.


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